Prominent personalities involved in the 1982 Falklands Conflict have condemned British participation in a 60,000-strong European Rapid Reaction Force to which Britain has pledged a significant part of its three services.
Argentine president Fernando De la Rúa promised to consider solutions for several problems faced by the Malvinas veterans during a meeting which took place in Government House
A new Strategic Fisheries Plan was presented by Argentine Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food, Antonio Berhongaray and Fisheries Department Director Horacio Rieznik, during the recent meeting of the Federal Fisheries Council that met for two days in Puerto Madryn and Rawson, Patagonia.
Argentina is planning a greater thrust in its relations with Great Britain, particularly regarding the Falkland Islands and with this purpose has added another responsibility to Ambassador Susana Ruiz Ceruti, currently head of South Atlantic Affairs.
As of last week the lady also holds the position of Secretary of Foreign Affairs, a post usually held by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Swazie Turner has just returned from an epic adventure in the Falkland Islands having pushed himself in his wheelchair 72 miles from Port San Carlos to Stanley, the capital of the Islands, to raise money for charity.
Ron Swazie Turner, a former policeman and fireman, who earlier this year completed the John O'Groats to Lands End journey in a record-breaking 45 days, hopes to raise £10,000 for charity.
The tenth edition of the Ibero-american summit held last week in Panama requested Great Britain to resume as soon as possible, the dialogue with Argentina concerning the disputed Falklands/Malvinas Islands sovereignty.